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After a car struck a girl at the intersection of Skillman and Brower avenues near Oceanside High School last month, parents, school administrators and elected officials are continuing to push for a crossing guard for the area. more
Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
On Nov. 15, trucks from Posillico Inc. transported the final two loads of contaminated soil from the site of a future apartment complex in Harbor Isle to the company’s Farmingdale-based treatment plant. more
The Long Island Power Authority and Nassau County reached a tentative agreement on Friday in a settlement over LIPA’s property tax challenges in Island Park and Glenwood Landing, which, once finalized, would cause an increase in school taxes. more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
With all absentee ballots counted, Don Clavin has defeated incumbent Laura Gillen in the Town of Hempstead supervisor race by 1,650 votes. She conceded Thursday at noon. According to the Board of … more
Long Beach Aware will receive $625,000 in funds over five years to assist the Oceanside SAFE Coalition in involving and engaging the Oceanside community in preventing substance abuse among youth. more
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided. more
Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the … more
Seven years after it was severely damaged in Hurricane Sandy, design plans for the revitalization of the Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area are underway. Oceanside’s MNSA is a 52-acre nature preserve devoted to environmental education and natural history. more
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